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At a time when Chicago is planning to close dozens of public schools, the city is also expanding its pre-kindergarten program.
The second phase of reconstruction of the Wells Street Bridge begins Friday night.
The American Red Cross has opened 12 sites in eight counties to distribute 5,000 cleanup kits to people with water damage from the recent flooding.
For many consumers, Earth Day is increasingly becoming an everyday observance. So says a Nielsen survey. Click here for more information.
Today is Earth Day, and to help our city become a little greener, Abt Electronics has teamed up with the City of Chicago and Chicago’s Green Office Challenge to help residents and local business recycle their e-waste
Sesame Noodle Bowl recipe.
(CBS) — For more information from Bansley, Brescia and Company CPA Chris Conneely, click here.
For more information on spring beauty tips by Chicago Parent Style and Beauty columnist, click here.
For more details on the memorial for film critic Roger Ebert at the Chicago Theatre, click here.
To reserve a seat, please call 773-528-7700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org starting at 10 a.m. on Monday. Details will be provided for picking up advance tickets at on off-site location. Seats will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
A family in Greeley Colorado who lost their son in a car crash wants to warn people of the dangers of driving by showing his final texts.
The folks at Chicago Magazine tasted the food at the 73 new restaurants that have opened in Chicago in the past year, and came up with their list of the best new restaurants.
Hundreds gathered at Holy Name Cathedral on Monday to say a final farewell to Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert.
Click here for more information on the Chicago Botanic Gardens.
Chicago Public Schools holds a series of hearings on proposed school closures and consolidations beginning Saturday April 6. Click here for a list.
The Easter Bunny will be hopping into homes on Sunday, and for many families, the celebration includes a morning brunch. You don’t have to have the same old thing. Chef De’Ann Wellwerts, of Markethouse Restaurant, will join us Saturday morning with some ideas to liven up your Easter menu.
LifeScan, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall and replacement for all of its OneTouch® Verio®IQ blood glucose meters in the United States, effective immediately. Click here for details.
Early voting in the special election in the 2nd Congressional District runs from Monday, March 25, through Saturday, April 6.
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- Cops Crack Down On Retailers Who Sell Stolen GoodsA new law in Illinois is allowing police and retailers to work together to crack down on organized retail theft. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.117
- Jury Sides With Donald Trump In Condo Dispute With Woman, 87A federal jury has sided with developer Donald Trump -- not the 87-year-old woman who says she was cheated financially after buying two condominiums at his Trump Tower project.1056
- VIDEO: Guard Allegedly Pushes Dunbar Student Down StairsAn employee at a public high school in the Bronzeville neighborhood has been taken off the job after being recorded on cell phone video pushing a girl down a set of stairs.408
- Concealed Carry Bill Moves To House Floor, But Senate ObjectsA concealed-carry gun deal brokered by House Speaker Michael Madigan cleared a House committee Thursday, but its prospects were unclear across the Capitol in the Senate because of the way it would curb existing local gun laws.165
- Four Hurt In Wrong-Way Crash On Chicago SkywayA 25-year-old man has been cited for driving the wrong way on the Chicago Skyway, after a head-on crash with a pickup truck Thursday morning that sent four people to hospitals.232
- Student Pulled Over And Robbed By Phony Police OfficerA man driving an unmarked white Ford Crown Victoria with interior flashing red and blue lights pulled the student over near Ballard and Bender roads in Des Plaines as she was driving to school around 7:30 a.m. on May 20.340
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- Meet Jim Rome On Set In Los Angeles May 20, 2013AutoZone and the Jim Rome Show are giving one winner and a guest a trip to meet Jim Rome in Los Angeles on the set of his Showtime television show! Enter for your chance to win!
- Marquette County Convention & Visitors Bureau Post Game Show Giveaway May 10, 2013Listen to The Score’s Baseball Post Game Show for your chance to win a $100 lodging gift certificate from the Marquette County Convention & Visitors Bureau!